Election Day

Officials: Damage Won’t Stop Vote

With two days to go until the presidential election, officials are doing all they can to minimize the damage from Hurricane Sandy. In New Jersey and New York, organizers say there will not be major problems for voters in the areas hit hardest. Hundreds of generators will power polling stations, though the number in some areas has been cut down. New York City’s Mayor Bloomberg estimated polling-place changes would impact 143,000 New Yorkers, even though of the 1,256 locations to vote, only 59 will close.